Homesteading & Self-Sufficiency
Each and every living creature on this planet is dependant on outside resources in order to survive. The idea of self-sufficency and homesteading deals with taking control of our dependency to make a healthier, happier life.
While land man not be freely available in most areas of the world, homesteading remains a way of life. The back to the land movement involved with sustainable agriculture and homemaking isn't exactly new but is making a huge comeback.
Homesteading comes from the heart and for that reason homesteading can be accomplished no matter where you live and how much you have. To achieve your self-sufficiency and homesteading goals check out the resources provided.
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Originally published in the 1920s. A detailed and informative book for anyone interested in keeping rabbits for either pleasure or profit. Contents Include: Housing and Selection of Stock Management and Feeding Breeding and Exhibiting The Lop Rabbit The Silver Varieties The Dutch Rabbit Angora and Himalayans Tans Flemish Giant, Polish, Netherland Dwarf and Harlequin The Fur Varieties Diseases and Ailments Breed Groups etc. Illustrated. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Home Farm Books are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Good Ideas Rain Wizard 50 Gallon Rain Barrel with Black finish can provide 50 gallons of pure, unchlorinated water when municipalities declare periods of low water usage. During heavy rain falls, a typical roof can produce hundreds of gallons of water. By saving that water, you can reduce your average water usage by up to 40%. The Rain Wizard features an attractive Faux oak barrel design so it naturally fits in with your landscape. Its plastic screen mesh is newly designed to keep out bugs, animals, and debris while still being easy to remove for cleaning and maintenance and is gentle on skin. A front side overflow keeps water from flooding against your outside wall. The flat-back design is one of the most convenient features as it allows your barrel to sit right up against your home so you don't have to worry about purchasing excess downspout parts. While most barrels will crack or become brittle in the winter time, the Rain Wizard 50 will stay strong. It is still recommended that you drain your barrels when temperatures approach the freezing point. Linkable to other barrels for increased capacity using separately sold linking kit; Resistant to rust, mold, mildew, and rotting; High quality brass spigot for hose hook-up + overlfow spout; Screen to keep out debris, insects, animals, and children; 30" x 22" x 22" at 19 lbs.; Includes Trilingual Instructions, Brass Spigot, Teflon (plumbers) Tape, Rain Wizard 50 rain barrel.
Package of 70 Seeds, Rainbow Mixed Tomato (Black Krim, Black Sea Man, Yellow Brandywine, Tiny Tim, Ace 55 & More!) Non-GMO Seeds by Seed Needs
Grow our gourmet blend of fresh Tomatoes from tomato seeds. Rainbow Mixture contains 14 of the most tasty tomatoes around, including: Black Sea Man (Organic), Red Zebra, German Hohnson, Red Brandywine, Tiny Tim, Large Red Cherry, Yellow Brandywine, Pink Brandywine, Black Krim, Black from Tula, Yellow Pear, Ace 55, Beefsteak & Purple Cherokee. Tomatoes are easily established from seeds and should be started indoors 6 to 8 weeks prior to the last frost. Colorful mixture of red, yellow, brown, green, and even bi colored tomatoes.
The NEW Heirloom Organics Fruit Loverâ€™s Pack is absolutely overflowing with flavor, nutrition and health. You get the same succulent, juicy Watermelons and super sweet Cantaloupes & Melons we have always provided, but now we have added 2 super flavorful, easy-to-grow Strawberry varieties, Americaâ€™s favorite Huckleberries and Mulberries for pies, desserts and just good eating. And we have added the worldâ€™s most healthful berry, the Goji Berry, containing the highest amount of anti-oxidants (anti-aging) of any food on earth! The Fruit Loverâ€™s Pack is now the healthiest, most flavor-packed seed pack you can find!
This kit contains 10 adhesive backed disposable thermometers supplied in a vinyl storage pouch, with cold flu symptom chart. Disposable, use once and throw away to minimize contamination risk. Perfect for travel and emergency preparedness kits, multip...
Practical how-to advice for raising chickens in virtually any backyard! Raising chickens on a small scale is a popular–and growing–pastime. And Raising Chickens For Dummies provides an up-to-date, thorough introduction to all aspects of caring for chickens, including choosing and purchasing chickens, constructing housing, and proper feeding. Raising Chickens For Dummies provides authoritative, detailed information to make raising chickens for eggs, meat, or backyard entertainment that much easier.
The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens: Everything You Need to Know . . . and Didn't Know You Needed to Know About Backyard and Urban Chickens
Are you looking for a great way to reconnect with the earth, the community, and your food sources? Keeping backyard chickens is a fun, simple way to start making this happen, even with limited space in your backyard. Let the Chicken Whisperer (poultry personality Andy Schneider) teach you everything he knows…and everything you need to know…about raising a backyard flock! Ditch the super-technical manuals and enjoy Andy's unique, common-sense perspective in The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens. This fun, comprehensive guide is a perfect fit for your busy lifestyle. Inside, you’ll learn: —The Benefits of a Backyard Chicken Flock —So You're Eggspecting: The Art of Incubation — The Art of Brooding —Home Sweet Home: Coops & Runs —Nutrition, Health, and Wellness …and much more!
The easy-to-use EarthMinded RainStation 50 gal. Rain Barrel with Diverter System simplifies home water conservation. Set this system up outside near a downspout in a matter of minutes, and collect and store rainwater for outdoor chores. Its FlexiFit diverter installs easily and minimizes overflows. A planter sits atop the barrel, allowing you to grow annuals or herbs on it for a decorative touch. Dimensions: 23.5 diam. x 39H in.. Crafted from high-density polyethylene (HPDE) resin. 50 gallon capacity. Able to attach multiple barrels via linking kit. Has an empty weight of 17 lbs.. Closed system repels mosquitoes, insects, and algae growth.
Consumer's Digest awarded the Lifetime Deck Box a Best Buy award in September 2009, stating "This unit delivers the most storage capacity of any deck box and includes the best warranty of any horizontal shed that we found. A spring hinge keeps the lid from slamming shut--a great feature that's unique at this price." Our 130 gallon Lifetime deck box has plenty of room to store all the items that you want to keep in a convenient outdoor location and comes with a strong, lockable, spring-hinged lid which opens to more than 90 degrees for easy access. The versatile design of the Lifetime deck box even allows you to install interior dividers or shelving. This weather-resistant Lifetime deck box is built to withstand the elements with UV-protected high -density polyethylene (HDPE) construction and a water-resistant seal to keep your storage items safe and dry. A great solution for your outdoor storage needs! 10-year limited manufacturer warranty.
Ball Quilted Crystal Jelly Jars Regular Mouth 4-Ounce Jars - Set of 12 Ball Regular Mouth 4-ounce Quilted Crystal Jelly Jars are ideal for fresh preserving recipes such as jams, jellies, sauces, mustards, and flavored vinegars. The Quilted Crystal design adds a decorative touch to these multi-purpose jars-also use them for serving, creative décor, and gift giving. Ball Canning Jars & Lids It's easy to show your creation in its best possible light. When it comes to canning, there's nothing more important than a quality seal. It ensures that no oxygen gets into the canning jar after processing and that your food will remain preserved just the way you created it. Ball Brands of Fresh Preserving Canning Lids have been crafted for quality in the U.S. for more than 125 years. Ball Jar's manufacturing facility in Muncie, Indiana, produces each lid with a custom, time-tested sealing compound with an underside coating so that the natural acids in your food will not react with the lid. You can trust that each jar is every bit as genuine as the creation inside it. Ball Quilted Crystal Jelly Jars Capacity Jar Material Lid Material What's in the box? 4 ounces Glass Tinplate Steel 12 Quilted Crystal Jelly Jars 12 decorative lids with bands Bonus labels 8 ounces Glass Tinplate Steel 12 ounces Glass Tinplate Steel
0% 1 Year 10Tone 121 184800 ft 22 30 3xAANickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) 9 Hour - Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) High-performance, ultra-durable, waterproof two-way radios are right for the extreme outdoors. With a range of 35 miles, these radios survive water dunks and heavy downpours and even float for reliable means of communication under harsh weather conditions. IP-67 standard withstands constant submersion for 30 minutes and repels the heaviest rain droplets. Repeater function improves your coverage beyond the horizon (GMRS license and accessible repeater station required). Hourglass shape fits snugly into the palm of your hand, reducing fatigue and discomfort. Nonslip ridges on base housing eliminate annoying hand slips. Design also offers NOAA weather channels, 121 privacy codes, 22 channels plus 8 repeater channels, backlight, battery meter, headset connector for your audio accessories. The sleek Talkabout MS355 with camouflage surface includes two belt clips, two earbuds with push-to-talk microphone, one dual drop-in charger, two NiMH rechargeable battery packs and one charging adapter. Flashlight Weather channels: 11 Weather Channels (7 NOAA) with alert Replaceable Faceplates Audible L Battery Alert LCD Battery Meter MS355R Waterproof 2-Way Radio in Realtree AP Camo 2 x Belt Clips 2 x PTT Earbuds 1 x Dual Drop-in Charger 1 x Charging Adaptor 2 x NiMH Rechargeable battery packs 1 x Emergency Preparedness Checklist Sheet 1 x User Guide 1 x Accessories Brochure Camouflage China LCD MS355R MS355R Waterproof 2-Way Radio In Realtree AP Camo Motorola Motorola, Inc No Roger Beep Talkabout Two-way Radio http://www.motorola.com/us
The Suncast 6 x 8 Everett Storage Shed is the solution to your outdoor storage needs. This beautiful sheds is contructed of durable double-wall resin which is easy to maintain. Metal-reinforced shingle-style roof panels are rigid and are designed to withstand heavy snow loads in winter. Both skylights and door windows provide natural light inside for easy navigation. Reinforced floors allow you to store heavy items inside and keep unwanted critters out. Easy to grip lockable hanldes provide security for your valuables. Assembly is a breeze and requires mininal tools with the easy bolt technology.
Sentinel 8 x 10 Shed with new side entry, two new side windows on front and one standard size window on back wall. Shelving system includes 2-90 inch shelves, 2-corner shelves, 1-pegboard strip with hardware, and two large skylights. Constructed with powder coated steel A-frame roof trusses and internal wall structure of steel-reinforced double polyethylene panels. High grade metal screws ensure secure-fastened assembly. Peak screen vent cap offers additional airflow. Low maintenance features include UV-Protection to help prevent fading and cracking, weather resistant seams help keep interior dry, stain resistant finish is easy to clean and never needs painting. Your yard is a jungle - its time to tame it with this year-round storage unit. 10 Year Limited Warranty thru Lifetime Products.
Features: -Handmade and hand woven .-Due to the hand made nature of this item, slight imperfections will occur.-Color: Natural.-Style: Modern & Contemporary.-Composite Wood Product (CWP): No.-Portable: No.Specifications: -California Proposition 65 Warn...